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Harriet Crawford (1877 - 1937)

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Harriet Crawford
Born in Bow, London, England, United Kingdommap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Deptford, London, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

Harriet was born in Mile End, East London in 1877. Her parents were James and Amelia. The 1881 census has Harriet and her elder sister Amelia living at 125 Bridge Street, Mile End Old Town and James is a greengrocer.

In 1891 she is living with her Aunt Janet Brown's family (nee Crawford) and her Grandmother Susan is also living there. This often happens if parents are in institutions eg Hospital and neither can be found in 1891 so perhaps this is the case

Harriet is 16 when her mother dies and at 21 marries Walter Cowper in Deptford, Kent. Walter is a cab driver

Harriet and Walter have a son, who sadly died aged 9 and 3 daughters. In 1901 they are living in Deptford with toddler Walter and 10 years later they are still there (New Cross, Deptford) with their 3 girls, having been married 13 years

Sadly Harriet died very suddenly of a heart attack in 1937 aged 60. She is buried in Lewisham

Sources

  • Free BMD: Births Mar 1877 , CRAWFORD Harriet District: Mile End Vol: 1c page: 622
  • 1881 England census: Class: RG11; Piece: 485; Folio: 104; Page: 38; GSU roll: 1341107
  • 1891 England Census, The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Kew, Surrey, England; Class: RG12; Piece: 311; Folio: 16; Page: 26
  • England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 Name: Harriett Crawford, Gender: Female, Age 21, Birth Date: 1877, Marriage Date: 1898, Marriage Place, All Saints, Deptford, Kent, England, Father, James Crawford, Spouse, Walter Ambrose Cowpe, rFHL Film Number 355640, Reference ID2:1DF8FL8
  • 1901 England Census, Class: RG13; Piece: 531; Folio: 17; Page: 26
  • England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007, Name: Harriet Cowper, Death Age: 60, Birth Date abt 1877, Registration Date: Jul 1937, Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep, Registration district Deptford Inferred County London Volume 1d Page 643
  • Burial: https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch?DetsView=Summary&src=ext&fileid=13285669


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